by Max Brantley
A special prosecutor says there'll be no grand jury in the Trayvon Martin shooting in Flordia, but that doesn't mean there will be no charges filed in the case.
I hope there's more to come. Without judging what happened, it seems to me that if Florida law (and similar laws in other states) mean a person with a firearm in the fatal shooting of an unarmed person can claim self-defense and be given automatic benefit of the doubt, we have a problem. Florida prosecutors have already said as much. File a manslaughter charge. Let a jury consider all the facts and decide whether self-defense is a sufficient defense.